Faculty of Architecture

Pınar Akdeniz

Faculty Secretary

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Message from Faculty

The vision of our Faculty is to be an academic unit, which educates investigative, enterprising, solution-oriented and open-minded individuals, produces high added-value in regard to the codes of conduct for the scientific, technological, artistic and cultural development of society and, has a voice in both national and international arenas.

Keeping this vision in mind, we aim to be one of the most prominent Architecture Faculties of Turkey, which raises experts in the field through the instrument of academic education and scientific researches with the concious of the deep-rooted history and cultural heritage symbolized by the the Golden Chain of the Golden Horn.

The objective of the Faculty of Architecture is to give an attentive and unique education model raising competent intellectual professionals, who can solve crucial design-related problems and be respectful of the national and local realities.


Dean of Faculty

Prof. Dr. Füsun Seçer Kariptaş

Füsun Seçer Kariptaş graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture and completed her master's degree at Restoration Department, which she started in the same university, in 2002. She has earned the title of “Doctor” by completing the proficiency and doctorate programs in art, which he started in the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Department of Interior Architecture. In 2000, she started to work as a research assistant at Haliç University Interior Architecture Department. She became “Assistant Professor” in 2006. In 2013, she passed the Associate Professorship Exam held by the Interuniversity Board and passed the "Architecture Basic Field" and received the title of "Associate Professor". She was appointed as a "Professor" at Haliç University Faculty of Architecture, Department of Interior Architecture in 2018. Since the establishment of the interior design department, she has been actively involved in the department and has been the director of many undergraduate and graduate courses. Her research interests include interior design, sustainability and the re-functioning of industrial heritage. She has many articles, papers and book chapters on these topics. She also has awards in international competitions and memberships of contest, symposium and congress jury. Prof. Dr. Füsun Seçer Kariptaş is still working as the Deputy Dean of Haliç University Faculty of Architecture and Head of the Department of Interior Architecture. She also serves as a member of the Graduate Institute Board of Directors and Academic Activities Evaluation Commission, and editor-in-chief of Haliç University Journal of Science.

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The main purpose of the Department of Architecture is to train contemporary architects who will contribute to the planning and projecting of living and usage areas that will meet all kinds of needs of people with their modern education understanding and practices.

Interior Architecture

The Interior Architecture Undergraduate Program is built on the main idea to graduate people equipped with necessary knowledge and skills to design and detail creative and livable interiors suitable considering today's needs for human-space relations and technological developments

Industrial Design

Industrial Product Design is a profession that takes place in the design, application and management phases of all kinds of objects produced by industrial methods. Graduates of the department usually work as a designer in the furniture industry, automotive industry, glass and ceramic industry, interior design decoration, graphic design and packaging.